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Subdivision 1.Definition.

Arrest means taking a person into custody that the person may be held to answer for a public offense. "Arrest" includes actually restraining a person or taking into custody a person who submits.

Subd. 2.Who may arrest.

An arrest may be made:

(1) by a peace officer under a warrant;

(2) by a peace officer without a warrant;

(3) by an officer in the United States Customs and Border Protection or the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services without a warrant;

(4) by a private person.

A private person shall aid a peace officer in executing a warrant when requested to do so by the officer.

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